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7 Tactics to Make Your LinkedIn Profile Shine (That You Wouldn't Use on a Resume)

Seven smart strategies that will work on LinkedIn, but not on a resume.<p>Hate to break it to you, but if you're treating LinkedIn like an old-fashioned/digital resume, you're doing it all wrong. Although it's tempting to create a profile by copying and pasting your resume quickly, you're missing …

Employment

This is the biggest mistake people make on their resume according to a head recruiter at Amazon

Celeste Joy Diaz, the recruiting manager for university programs at Amazon, said her team doesn’t like to talk about “red flags.”<p>But there is one big …

Employment

The 7 Key Principles of Platform Design

To design Strategies that mobilize, in the XXIst Century<p>What is the best way to bring a <i>knowledge framework</i> and model to the world — <i>in the open </i>— to …

Innovation

How to lead with questions, not perfect answers

Leaders are expected to be perfect (though they shouldn’t be).<p>That’s why, in many organizations, being right equals to having authority — certainty …

Creativity

Infographic: Current presentation design trends and tactics

Presenting with aplomb puts you in prime position to take the workplace cake.<p>Words, delivery, confidence and body language are just part of the …

Public Relations

Three Musts For Moving Staff Through Change

When guiding staff through change, you never hear anyone say, “I know <i>too much</i> about what’s going on.”<p>Even when everything is in place for change to happen, moving from what was to the new reality can still be a difficult transition.<p>Early in my leadership career, I faced an employee restructuring. …

Leadership

Seven Excel Tricks You Need To Start Using

Image: iStock<p>Microsoft Excel is packed with useful data management features that don't see a lot of use, like pivot tables, index and match, and …

Four Inquiry Qualities At The Heart of Student-Centered Teaching

<b>By Trevor MacKenzie</b>Whether it be project-based learning, design thinking or genius hour, it’s easy to get confused by the many education buzzwords …

Pedagogy

All CEOs Should Take the Time to Teach Entry-Level Employees This One Thing

It's well worth it.<p><i>What is the best thing a CEO could teach an entry level employee? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by Auren Hoffman, SafeGraph CEO, on Quora:</b><p><b>What is the best thing a</b> …

The No BS Guide to Organizing Your Feelings

Rarely do our feelings hang neatly on fancy, perfectly spaced hangers. Instead — like our closets — we often hold a jumble of both new and outdated …

Self-help

12 Things You Can Do Right Now to Improve Your Company's Culture

This list of quick-strike team boosters will put you on the path to culture-building success.<p>Great company culture isn't created overnight. At Hireology, the company I co-founded eight years ago, we put a lot of intention, action and oversight into making sure we have a culture by design; culture …

Customer Service

Former eBay executive shares her 15 tips to impress your boss at an internship

Kristina Klausen worked at eBay for 12 years. She's currently the founder/CEO of PandaTree, a language resource for kids.<p>You’ve finished your last final exam and your internship starts next week. In an ideal world, this internship will provide you with a defined project that precisely leverages …

Why a 'Personal' Customer Experience Is Critical to Your Business' Success

Personalization? Customers don't fear it; they expect it. Just be sure to be transparent about how you use their data.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>What do some of the world’s most popular and successful websites have in common? While Netflix, Amazon, Facebook and …

Customer Experience

How to navigate confusing gov't loan forgiveness program

The government created the public service loan forgiveness program with a simple premise: Take a job to help the greater good and get some debt relief down the road.<p>In reality, the process of getting that promised relief has been neither simple nor forgiving.<p>A confusing set of rules and servicers …

Higher Education

Want to Deliver Unforgettable Presentations? Use the 30-Second Rule

The secret to making a great presentation is winning over your audience in the first 30 seconds (and keeping their interest through the last 30 seconds).<p>No matter who's in your audience, or where and when you deliver it, the secret to making a great presentation is capturing your audience's …

2 Winning Solutions to Any Presentation Challenge

A field guide to transfixing and transforming your audience.<p>What does the audience want from your words? They want to be moved.<p>They want to be led from where they are right now--their fears, their hopes, their nervous tics, their outlook on life--to somewhere new. Somewhere better. Somewhere …

Why you should reinforce values instead of rules

As a company, we have always aspired to not have a lot of rules. Instead, we prefer to focus on and reinforce our company’s core values. We believe …

Using Feedback Logs to Empower Learners

The most successful companies are successful because they are always looking for ways to improve. When it comes to their employees, there is no …

Ten Agile Axioms That Make Managers Anxious

<i>“If at first an idea is not absurd, there is no hope for it.”</i> —Albert Einstein<p>In June 2018, a time when “Agile at Scale” is emblazoned on the front cover of Harvard Business Review, the management journal with quasi-papal status, the era when managers could confidently ridicule agile management …

Innovation

5 Tips to Think and Act Like A Start-up in your Corporate Gig

Two years ago I packed my bags in Germany and left for Silicon Valley in pursuit of a new intrapreneurship opportunity after 20 years of living and …

8 free online course sites for growing your tech skills

Education doesn’t have to be expensive — there are plenty of free courses to brush up on your IT skills that require nothing more than an internet …

Trends

5 Stages in the Design Thinking Process

Design Thinking is a design methodology that provides a solution-based approach to solving problems. It’s extremely useful in tackling complex …

Design

Your Odds of Succeeding Improve When You Create a Success Plan

People seldom achieve anything significant by stumbling around day to day.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Definition of "planning": A detailed proposal for doing or achieving something.<p>If you think about it, this could mean a lot of different things to a lot of …

Motivation

Ten Things Never, Ever To Do -- Unless You're Getting Paid

Dear Liz,<p>I read your columns, but I still struggle to take your advice.<p>I left my job in December because they cut my hours.<p>My boss’s boss reached out to me in January and asked me if I wanted him to introduce me to a guy he knows who has a company here in town.<p>I said, sure! I was flattered. I got a …

How to avoid jealousy and envy from poisoning your life

“To speak ill of others is a dishonest way of praising ourselves.” — Will Durant<p>“Mother, what is water?” — asked the baby fish<p>“Water is what you swim …

Self-help

99 Percent of Job Seekers Fail to Answer "Why Do You Want This Job" Correctly. Here's Why

An innocent response could cost you the job.<p>As a career coach, I work with people every day on interview preparation. Interviews are a form of public speaking. 99 percent of people fear public speaking more than death. Thus, it's no wonder interviews unnerve my clients. Not only do we go over all …

Employment

I Tried Jeff Bezos's PowerPoint Replacement at My Company--and It Actually Worked

Getting your team literally on the same page increases meeting productivity, keeps everyone engaged and allows for meaningful dialogue.<p>A few months back, a friend whose new boss used to work for Jeff Bezos at Amazon told me that the company actually banned PowerPoint presentations in favor of memos.<p>…

5 Ideas for Improving Professional Learning Experiences

It has been and always is, a blessing to be a part of district professional learning days. These past two weeks, I have been so caught up in the …

How to Bridge the Gap Between Gen X, Gen Y and Millennials

I was born in Hackensack, New Jersey, in 1980. Depending on who you ask, that makes me part of Gen X, a millennial or part of the oft-debated, …

Ogilvy Rebrands Itself After 70 Years With New Visual Identity, Logo and Organizational Design

One classic agency showed its new face to the world today following nearly two years’ worth of restructuring moves, staffing changes and new …